On the last day before losing its first right of refusal on the property, Pacific Theaters inked a deal to buy L.A.'s mega-successful Pacific Grove 14, which it's been managing for the past several…
Emmy-winning gameshow host Ben Stein will host the DVD Premiere Awards Jan. 14 at L.A.'s Wiltern Theater.
Dagmar Dunlevy, prexy of the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn., announced yesterday that 204 feature films (122 dramas and 82 comedies or musicals), 123 television series (63 drama and 60 comedies), 64…
Despite the recession, German international distributor Beta Film scored record sales in Latin America during the past year.
Jim Belushi and Monty Python alumnus Eric Idle have joined popular television talkshow host Regis Philbin to complete the voice cast for the English-language version of Miramax's "Pinocchio," Roberto…
Members of the Intl. Documentary Assn. have tapped Michael Moore's "Bowling for Columbine" top doc of all time, followed by Errol Morris' "The Thin Blue Line" and Moore's "Roger & Me."
Christopher Lee was made an officer of France's Order of Arts and Letters on Tuesday.
Buena Vista Intl. has acquired distrib rights for Walter Salles' "Motorcycle Diaries" for all of Latin America, including Salles' native Brazil.
High-def vid producer Yaletown Entertainment has inked a five-year deal for 50 films with producer-director Lloyd Simandl, owner of a film studio in Prague.
In its second major licensing agreement in recent weeks, insolvent German TV giant Kirch Media has signed a wide-ranging programming deal with Paramount.